(a) In General. - Except as provided in subsection (b), the (!1)
chapter provides the exclusive civil procedures for the United
(1) to recover a judgment on a debt; or
(2) to obtain, before judgment on a claim for a debt, a remedy
in connection with such claim.
(b) Limitation. - To the extent that another Federal law
specifies procedures for recovering on a claim or a judgment for a
debt arising under such law, those procedures shall apply to such
claim or judgment to the extent those procedures are inconsistent
with this chapter.
(c) Amounts Owing Other Than Debts. - This chapter shall not
apply with respect to an amount owing that is not a debt or to a
claim for an amount owing that is not a debt.